Carolyn Forché, the 2015-16 AMUW Women’s Chair in Humanistic Studies, will deliver the annual Distinguished Eleanor Boheim Lecture on Monday, October 12, in the Raynor Memorial Library Beaumier Suites at Marquette University.
Registration opens at 5:30 pm; Lecture at 6 pm, with reception immediately following at 7 pm.
Carolyn Forché’s books of poetry include Gathering the Tribes, The Country Between Us, The Angel of History, Blue Hour, and the forthcoming In the Lateness of the World. She is also the editor of two best-selling poetry anthologies, Against Forgetting and Poetry of Witness: The Tradition in English: 1500-2001. She has been widely honored, and has taught writing and literature for forty years. She is Professor of English at Georgetown University, where she also directs The Lannan Center for Poetics and Social Practice. She received an Honorary Doctor of Letters from Marquette University in 2011.
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